8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Nov 18 2014

The NKOTB reality show, which is called Rock This Boat: New Kids on the Block, will set sail on January 14, 2015. Will it have the right stuff?
This weekend marked the passage of 100 days since Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. Now, the governor has declared a state of emergency in advance of the grand jury decision about whether or not to indict Wilson.
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The Toast has launched its first vertical, The Butter, which is headed up by Roxane Gay.
Your daily fit tip: This oft-forgotten exercise will sculpt stronger legs.
HBO has officially ordered Westworld, which is described as a "dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and the future of sin," to series. Evan Rachel Wood, Ed Harris, Anthony Hopkins, Thandie Newton, and Shannon Woodward will star. The show was created by Interstellar scribe Jonathan (brother of Christopher) Nolan and J.J. Abrams.
Is there shame in being "the girl who watches what she eats?"
Are you heading into a new decade with your next birthday? New research shows that people are more likely to make major life decisions at 29, 39, and so on.
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Finally, the Parents Television Council is up in arms about an extremely explicit montage of sex scenes in the latest episode of Sons of Anarchy.
Photo: REX USA/Andre Csillag.
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